Davis Polk Owes $1.4M For 18 Hires, Recruiter Says

Law360, Los Angeles (June 5, 2013, 8:03 PM EDT) -- Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP was hit with a $1.4 million lawsuit in New York state court Wednesday by a veteran legal recruiter who says the firm owes him money for his help in recruiting a top litigator and 17 others for its Hong Kong office.

Alan Metz, who has operated a legal recruitment business placing attorneys at various law firms and corporations for approximately 30 years, raises allegations that Davis Polk refused to recognize its obligation to pay him $1.4 million in commissions. Metz says...
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